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The Wrongly Famous in Medical History

Author: M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.
Submitted: September 17, 2010. Updated: November 24, 2014.
Category: Cardiology | Family Medicine | Internal Medicine | Medical Students | Organ Transplants | Neurology | Nursing | Oncology | Orthopedics | Pathology | Surgery

In medical history, there have been instances wherein, one gained “name” and “fame” for “describing” a particular condition or “performing” a procedure, when in fact, someone else had already described or performed that procedure. Some… Read more... (Comments: 3)


Massive Recall of Tylenol in USA, UAE and Fiji

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: January 16, 2010. Updated: November 25, 2014.
Category: Family Medicine | Internal Medicine | Neurology | Orthopedics | Pharmacy | Rheumatology | Surgery | Anesthesiology & Pain

Johnson and Johnson is extending the voluntary recall of certain lots of OTC products in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Fiji. This includes Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin.

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Study links restless leg syndrome with erectile dysfunction in older men

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: January 03, 2010. Updated: November 25, 2014.
Category: Family Medicine | Neurology | Psychiatry | Reproductive Medicine

A study in the journal Sleep shows that erectile dysfunction was more common in older men with restless leg syndrome (RLS) than in those without RLS, and the magnitude of this association increased with a higher frequency of RLS symptoms.

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Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) not recommended to treat chronic low-back pain

Author: Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Submitted: January 02, 2010. Updated: January 02, 2010.
Category: Family Medicine | Geriatrics | Neurology | Orthopedics | Physiotherapy | Rheumatology | Surgery | Anesthesiology & Pain

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